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FAIR PLAY. STE. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI.
Electric Suction Sweeper
Wo hayc been fortunate enough to receive a few
of these machines, and will bo glad to Demonstrate.
Call Telephone No. 124.
Home Light & Water Co.
How To Make Sore That
When supplying a fancy trade
with eggs, or receiving eggs
from outside sources, it is often
desirable to determine their
freshness. The method general
ly used by commission mer
chants for this purpose is known
as "candling," and consists in
holding the epg between the eye
and a light so as to note the con
tents. This should be done in a
darkened room, using one of the
egg testers on, the market or
simple homemade tester.
The air space in a nerfectly
fresh egg is very small,' as
the egg loses part of its con
tents by evaporation the air
space increases in size with the
age of the egg. Fresh eggs
should appear clear and bright,
showing no dark spots. Those
accustomed to . candling ' soon ,
learn to detect stale eggs with a(
good degree of accuracy and
Another method employed by
some who have not a great num
ber to test is to put the eggs in
a basin of water. If good they
will lie on their sides; if bad they
will stand on the small ends. '
Tliri A m flirt nirrr flirt mrtvn in"- I
right it stands, and if very old
it will be suspended in the water
or even float on the surface.
People nro letirninir tlint it is only a
waste of timo ntiil money to tnlso med
icino internally for chronic anil mns
cttlnr rliouniiitisni, ami aliotit ninetj
nino out of a hundred cses nro one
or thn other of theso varieties. All
that is really necessary to afford re
liof is to hddIv Chamberlain's Lini
ment freely. Try it. It costs but
33 cents per bottle. Large sizo 00
Kiefer & Berry hill of St.
Clair County received a ship
ment of three head of buffalo
recently, which they will turn
loose upon their Sac River ranch.
The St. Clair County Democrat
announces that it is the intention
of Kiefer & Berryhill to build
up a herd of these animals.
H. G. REHM'S
Light Beverage Emporium
Wholesale Distributor for Ste. Genevieve Co.
Griescdeick Light Beverage, Draft and Bottles
C. V. Beverage, Draft and Bottles
C. V. Root Beer, Draft and Bottles
Coco Cola, Concord Grape Soda, Orange
Xrush Soda, Lemon Crush Soda.
All these drinks ate
Refreshing, Healthful, Exhilarating
and will satisfy the taste both in the house and at the bar
A Car Load Shipment of C. V. Root Beer
Phono No. 116 for any of the abovo Beverages and your
order will receive promp, attention. Respectfullyt
H. G. REHM
Lunch Room in Connection
Home Service To Veterans In-
More than 24,000 families were
served by the Red Cross Home
Service sections in the South
western Division Missouri, Kan
sas, Texas, Oklahoma and Ar
kansas during the month of
April, according to a report just
issued by the Department of
Civilian Relief at St. Louis.
Of that number, 10,932 were
aided by any one of the many
methods of the Red Cross ser
vice, while 7,022 asked and re
ceived information only. Grants
and loans of money during the
month aggregated $23,579.
Twelve hundred new cases wore
handled as against 992 for the
proceeding month. Final settle
ment was made in about 0,000
Red Cross oflicials state that
the percentage of cases involving
wounded and disabled soldiers,
sailors and marines is increas
ing, while demand for informa
tional service is lessening..
For a Weak Stomach.
Asm general rulo all you need to do
is to adopt n diet suited to your age
n,nd occupation and to Uoep your
bowels regular. When you feel that
you hnvo eaten too much and when
constipated, take one of Chamber
lain's Tablets, adv
He Hafl One
"Did you ever have a painter
in your employ that was a hust
ler?" was asked of the head of
a house-painting linn the other
"I had one that hustled for a
few minutes that I know of,"
was the reply after deep
"What was the cause."
"He was painting a cornice on
a house on Winder street when
he struck a nest of 400 hornets.
I was looking at him. He hust
led. He did more hustling in
five minutes than all the rest of
my gang combined."
"But after the live minutes?"
"Oh, he fell back into the old
way, of course."
Whoroim. (I. 11. (lain Nellie A. dale,
Mm wife, hy tlieilr eiirtiiln ileeil nf trust,
(ImIimI (lie null day (if May, 1913, ami rm'nnl
oil la Hoi lie 76. link'" 'V, of the llectirilcl'S
nllleo of me. (leiiKVltivti County, Mlxsciurl,
cntive.veil to II, p. Morr.iu, as trustee, tlio
rolliiwlMK iIchitIIiimI Heal Kstntn Hltuate,
lylnic anil IipIiik In tlinCnunty ol Hte Gene
vlavii nml Statu of MInioui-I, ln-wlt:
All the Houtliunit imartcr nf tln Smith
wot iiiiarter of Soctliui .in. Toh nslilii :i7,
North riiimo 0 Kant, eiiiitiiliilnu forty nurrs,
nxcit that portion rut oft thn Hiiiitlieiixt
eornnr by the I, H. Itallroail, eontaliilnu' two
aornfl, inoro or Ions,
Which salil ri'iivnyiincti wan iniiilc In trust
to Hiicuru thn payment of one eerliiln prom
luxury note In Mali Deeil ileserlheil, ami
whureaH tlm until tiotu ileserlheil In alil
ilneil, has liuconie ilueaml payahln ami re
main ilue anil mipalil; ami whereas II. p.
Mnrean, tho trustee, namnil In salil ilneil of
trust, has refuseil to act In earrylm; nut thn
provisions In salil ileeil, ileleuateil to dim
ns sued trustee, anil miller tde provisions of
milil ileeil, n.s provided for, of tde refusal
of thn trustee tdernln nanieil to net, thn
(then) aetlni: sheriff of .Hte. (lenevlein
County, .Missouri, at tde reipiest of the
it'KM nolilur of wild note may pi oeeeil to
soil the property herein hefore ileserlheil
Now, therefore at the ruiiuest of thn lecal
holiler of wiiil note, ami Jn pursuaneo or the
provisions of sahl ileeil of trust, the under-
sikiio.I aiierllT of Hte. (lenuvlove County
.Missouri, as trustee, will on
Monday, May 17, l'.)20,
lietwcen thn hours of n n'oloek In thn fore
noon nml ft o'elnelt 111 Die iiflnriwiiili nf tllllt
ilav, at thn Court Ilousu iloor In the eity of
nie. uenevieve, in the I'nunty of Hte. dene
vlnvn anil Htatnof Missouri, nroeeeil to sel
at puhlle venilue, to the hltrlu-st lilililnr, for
lasii, inn anovn ueserllieil real estate to
satisfy sahl note ami Interest, ami the unst
ami oxnpuso of exeeut iil- this trust.
.IAMI4H l ItMltUY. Hherlff.
i dip. iienevievo (jointly ami iictiiii: trustei
Hatunlay, April 21, 1020.
Notice of Final Settlement.
Creilltors anil all others Interested In the
estato of Klmnu Itoussln. ileeeaseil. are
derehy notlllei! tdal I Inteml to lnahn a
fltMl settlonient tdnreofat tde next term of
tun I'rooale Court or Hte. Heuevleve eountv,
Missouri, to he llelil lit the Court rtniise in
salil county, on the seroml Momlay In May,
n. II., mill. IjKtJa S. YliAI.Y,
April 21, 1020. Puhlle Ailmlnistrator.
Colonel Parker, of the U. S
Army Recruiting Station, St,
Louis, Mo., authorizes the fol
lowing announcement: 1,000
vacancies are available in the
Army School at Camp Grant,
Illinois. The following depart
ments will begin a special inten
sive course ol industrial and
vocational training on the 1st of
June. Automotive department,
electrical department, building
department, textile department,
metal department, highway con
struction and telegraphy de
partment, music, machine de
partment, business department
and agriculture. Instructions in
my of these courses can be had
free of cost to the student, with
everything provided, and with a
minimum ot sju,uu casli pei;
month paid the student upon
either a one year contract or
three year contract. If there
arc any young men in the State
of Missouri or Illinois who de
sire to receive a first class
course of instruction in any of
the above subjects, and who can
pass a good physical examina
tion, Colonel Parker will be glad
to receive an application from
these men. The number of va
cancies is limited to 1,000, and
applicants can bo received from
anywhere in the United States.
If any young men in Missouri
or Illinois want tins training
they must make
tion at once.
their ap plica-
Sup;e;ostioii for ti CimipiiiK Trip
Buy a bottlo of Chniuberlnin's Colin
ntiil Dinrrhoc.'l Hemedy before leavili,'
homo. As ,'t nun it minimi bit ob
tained when on a huntim:, lishine; or
prn-pectine; trip. Neither can it be
obtained while on board tlm cars or
s.uamsiips and at such times and
places it is most likely to bo needed.
the sate way is to have it with yon.
IN A Flo Hotel
Tourist (to agreeable stout gen
tleman in tho corridor; "Boon
Stout Gentleman: "Not yet;
Tourist: "Yes; just came out."
Stout gentleman (cheerfully):
"Did yon have a good dinner?"
Tourist (irritably): "Poor,
poor! I've have been here three
days and haven't had a square
Stout gentleman (placidly):
"Well, I have boon hero three
months, and I haven't had a
Tourist (astonished): "Well,
why don't you leave?"
Stout Gentleman: "I can't;
'in running tho hotel.
say, Shilleto! that black
guard, Ponsonby, has threaten
ed to kick mo tho first time he
meets me. If I should come
across him in society what
would you recommend mo to
SLOW TO ACCEPT BUDDHISM
People of Japtn Loath to Embrnce
Faith Introduced Into the
Country by Korea,
UmlilliKm wiii Introduced Into Jnptui
n.v Kniva In Iho year TiTC It was first
embraced by the tlilltT i'Iiismw, pnrtlc
iil.rly In scholarly circles, but th
lower rln.s-tw still clinic In Ihelr olt
mini nr Slilnliilsin. 'Ihc doctrines ol
ilmlillilsin won- written In the Chinese
laiitruuu'e nml tin1 believers olVered
their prayers In that tongue.
f mie tlint' ItiiddhNin niaile ueb
stride us to hecoiui' tho state rclliflon
In .Input), but the people Mill opposed
It with a ilcteruilimllon of upholding
iin ir own SldntolMii, until n,,. slates
Uiiti mill priests Inwiited nil Ingenious
wa, of epluliilin: and Interpreting the
religious principles of Miiddhistu.
'J bey adopted the tbeory of monothe
ism as well as polytheism hv savin
, i. .......
nun mere is oniy one supreme power
which s personified In tho form of
various cods and piddesse. (tccordliis
to the dllTerenl countries allu different
' The principles or Muddhism and
b'hlntolsin were thus reconciled and,
in order n convince the popular inliid
of this theory, Kmperor Shnnni pa
tronized a movement to erect a larcc
bronze Maine of DaViutsit or Huildlia
lit Xnrn. the stnttie heln completed
III the . ear v.yj f,,T j. y,,M1.s (lf C!,st.
liiK and conslriictiou.
LIKE SWORD OF DAMOCLES
How Many Others Have Unwittingly
Sat in Peril of Which They
may have chanced Hint ,.nin ,if
lis have unwittingly sal under a sword
of Damocles mid "through rood Inch
rather than piod imimiKemenf lmvc
escaped its fi, Dmimcle-i himself
was happily ignorant of Ids danger
for a brief time.
The Mory. with its perfectly obvious
mni-nl, Is t,.,t ,K. r(ln (lf j,,,,.
nyslus the IClder as the ruler of Syra
cuse In Creece, yenrs hefore the Chris
tion em. one Mniuocles, a member of
the court, wMilm; to establish hlmvelf
securely with life monarch. Mattered
him unduly. lieliiK a cood deal of a
mini and liellevlns that "ilattcry, lll;p
colocne water, is in he smelled or, not
swallow ed." nionysius decided to
teach (he courtier a lesson.
He hulled him to a wonderful bun-
ioei, wineii namocies enjoyed creally
tllllll he perceived above his head
sworn which was held by one single
hair. How soon he was able to leave
his perilous station Is unrecorded, but
ins leellm-'s duriii'.' the ret of the
feusl may be Imagined and need not
In bygone days in India women were
Minietlmes allowed to chooi their own
liusliand. One of their old fairy tales
tells of a fair priu'e-s, who, after a
tournament, placed a enrlimd around
the nee: of a knight who had won her
Amnnu the KsUlmos of the east coast
of (iroenlniid a man captures tho girl
he wants, but from that time on the
usual order of things' is reversed. He
has to exorcise the greatest vigilance
to prevent her from eloping with any
oilier man whom she may prefer, as
this seems to be her privilege. In the
northern New Hebrides a bride who
is unhappy seeks ihe earliest oppor
tunity of running away from her lius
liand and peeking a home with some
man she likes better. If her parents
cannot Induce her to return to the In
jured liusliand they usually send blm
a pig to soothe his wounded feelings.
Xutlonal Ceogruphh; Society Hullo
tin. Still Make Use of Blowgun.
The blowgun Is still popular for
hunting birds among the Kosatl In
dians In Louisiana. This weapon con
sists of a tube, usually of cane, about
six feet long, rubbed smooth on the
Inside with an implement made for
die purpose and carefully straightened
with tho aid of lire. Slender, pointed
darts about eight Inches long are used
as ammunition, each one wrapped
neatly along a third of Its byigth with
thistledown or cotton to make It lit the
Inside of the tube. The hunter places
n dart In th tube, which he raises to
his Hps and with which he takes care
ful aim at his game; then with a rpilck
puff of breath be drives the little dart
flying with a sulllclent force to Impair
nnd kill n small bird or squirrel.
America Land of Tobacco.
America Is still the greatest pro
ducer of tobacco and nKo the great
est consumer of it, the greatest ox
porter nnd the greatest Importer, too.
She keeps her association with It which
began with the discovery of tho new
world. It was the riches of tobacco
as well as gold and fountains of
youth that drew hither the adven
turers who penetrated the new con
tinents. Later tobacco was so pre
cious a thing ninnng the first Kngllsh
colonists tlint they plowed up the
streets ot .lanicstown to plant It.
Kzrn I hear you iwnpped nutty
mobiles with SI Skinner yesterday.
Who cot the wust of tho bargain, 111?
HI W-a-ll, the one I got thrust on
ine Is sufferlii' horribly from ngue, nn'
balks quite n lot 'count uv inlssln' on
each nnd every cylinder off an' on
but I Peered this inornln' that SI I
hutitln' for tho Justice, uv the pence. )
order to swear out a warrant or soon
I HER IDLE HOURS
By MARY W. FORD.
(, J 920, by McClure N-ewppr Hymllcatr )
"Mother, do quit arguing. I'll ndmlt
she would rather hitvo one of those
'Huffy' dresses on, as you call them,
and eat chocolates, than to do a stroke
of housework or cooking," nnd John
Andrews reached for his hat, and com
ing over to his mother, placed an arm
around her lovingly.
"I'.ut Johnny boy, it's your futurr
I'm looking for I want you to he
happy, and with your salary you can
not afford to hire a cool;. What's
more, Inddy, fm afrnltl, us It is, she
would Just he an ornament to grace
your home with, Instead of a home-lov-Ing
wife. If only she would give up
her Idle hours, mid during those hours
le.'irn to cook,"
"There, there, mother, dear, let's not
tail; on this subject again."
When John called on Margaret, or
"Peggy," as he lovingly nicknamed
he,-, a vision in lovely pink met him
at the door. "Oh, Johnny, I hnve
something wonderful to tell you," and
hiughingjitipplly she ushered htm into
a luxurious parlor, far different from
John's modest parlor. After what
..seemed a little eternity to John, won
dering what Peggy was so excited
about, that young lady appeared at
the door with a huge hat box almost
as large as herself, as I'eggy was rath
er short. "Xow close your eyes, John,"
she said, and after a moment requested
him to open them again. And behold!
There, before John's eyes was a beau
tiful creation of a hat. First it looked
like silver, then hold it at another
angle and It looked like gold at least
that was how John later described
to Ids mother.
"Why, John Andrews, you don't like
my now hat!" and tears filled Peggv's
pretty brown eyes. John continued
staring at the hat, nnd when Peggy
inoiigiit ne dki not approve of the
pretty hat she nearly guessed right
inr .loiin was asking himself how he
comii auorii to buy such a dream of
a hat for Peggy when they were mar
i-eggy dear, your hat Is a perfect
iiream, and I know It must be very he
coming, but "
reggy, I'm awfully sorry I am such
poor company this evening, but moth
or nas ueeii at that 'cool.-liit-' stmr
again; and oh, Peggy! I've just been
hoping right along that you would
one ilay surprise mother and"
i.olng over to John, she looked him
squarely in the eyes and said, serl
ously: 'John, I will surprise her, and
1 ll mal;e her love me some day,
nope love mi; for my very self, and
not my cooking; and, oh ! I don't want
this hat. 1 hate It, hate it!" and the
tears fell fast.
J no loiiowlng week John was sent
to .New iork, to be gone live months
on business for the firm. Peggy prom
i.se, to write faithfully every week, so
he went away not entirely unhappy,
hut looking forward to the timo when
he would return.
1 m awfully lonesome since John
went away, and I haven't pinch nmhl
Hon to cook or do anything else,'1
thought -Mrs. Andrews a week after
John had lclt. Then her eyes lixed
themselves on the following atl In the
paper: "Voting lady about to be mar
ried would like live months' Instruc
tion in housework and cooking." Then
'lie nox nunmer lolloweil at the post-
ollice. "Well, of all things what a
queer ad, but that girl sure has grit,
and I admire it now that John has
gone, why can't I take iter In, poor
soul, and help her out?" And the
more she thought of It the more she
wanted to do It, so accordingly the
next day a young girl presented her
self in answer to Mrs. Andrews' letter.
"Why, Margaret Willis!" hut Mrs,
Andrews not suspecting that Peggy
had come in answer to her letter, and
thinking she came about John, froze
up completely and stared at Margaret
but not unkindly.
"Please don't look at me like that,
.Mrs. Andrews I am the young lady
who who wants to know how to keep
lmuse, how to cook. Oh. won't vou brln
mo while John Is gone?" And as Mrs.
Andrews gazed at this girl whom she
always regarded us n doll, her heart
went out to her wjien she saw how
sincere Peggy was. and how she must
love her Johnny to come and humble
herself like this to his mother. Mrs.
Andrews beamed on Peggy nnd said:
"Yes, my dear little girl, I'm going to
help you; nnd we'll give John the
surprise of Ids life."
John arrived home around noon three
flays sooner than he was expected, and
received the surprise of his life when
he saw his dainty Peggy, her face
flushed, enveloped In one of his
mother's aprons, .pulling n pan of
hot biscuits out of the oven. "John,"
was all poor Peggy could say, und
down went those delicious biscuits on
the Hour, and after picking his little
girl up In his arms nnd kissing the
Hushed cheeks, be stooped nnd picked
up the pan of biscuits rather'Blngerly,
fearfully, and also feeling quite sure
they would be like bricks. Hut won
ders will uever cease, for the biscuits
were lovely and soft, dellclously
browned. Mrs. Andrews nnd Peggy
hnd kept the whole affair n secret from
John, and at that moment his mother
entered, nnd after greeting him, told
ho whole story, while Peggy laughed
"And, John, she Is prepared now, and
I nin delighted to recommend her."
"And what's more, John, sJio loves
uio for my very self," added I'ejjy,
Tourist From Many States Visit
Tho fact that tho Collogo of
AKr-iculture of tho University of
Missouri extends over many
status is tostilied to by the fact
tlint within a few months three
delegations of tourists will bo in
Columbia to inspect its work.
Governor Brough of Arkansas,
accompanied by a group of
prominent men from that state,
will arrive in Columbia May 15
to make an inspection
College. Tho Arthur
farm publication will
party of lifteen representatives
of large manufacturing firms in
the East to tho College in May.
In August the Chamber of Com
merce of Dallas, Texas, and tho
officers of the extension work in
that state will bring 150 Texas
children to Columbia, members
of tho boys' and girls' clubs of
"All of these visitors are im
portant for exhibiting the work
of the College of Agriculture,"
said Dean P. B. Mumford. "It
is an honor, and 1 think signifi
cant, that these delegations
should visit here. Some of them
will spend only two days in
Government Seufls 139 To SMy
At M. D.
With the enrollment of four
new students recently, there are
now J 139 vocational students in
the University of Missouri.
Those men are former soldiers,
for the most part disabled over
seas, and are being sent to
school under the direction of the
Federal Board for Vocational
Education. Federal board stud
ents are divided.into two classes:
Those who receive both pay and
training, and those who receive
only the training. For the most
part, the soldier students are
well satisfied with their treat
ment, and make satisfactory
records in their classes.
A Figure Puzzle.
Open a book at random and
select a word within the first
ten lines, and within the tenth
word from the end of the line.
Mark the word. Now double
tho number of the page and mul
tiply the sum by five.
Then add 20.
Then add the number of the
line you have selected'.
Then add five.
Multiply the sum by 10.
Add the number of the word
in the line. From this sum sub
tract !350, and tho remainder will
indicate in the unit column the
number of the word; in the tens
column the number of the word
in the line and the remaining
figures the number of the pace.
The doctrines of vegetarianism
appear to have been slightly
shaken by the result of
ve-stigation that an English news
paper Aiade into the subject of
the ifpgevity of birds. With
one notable exception, the meat
feeding birds are the longer
lived. The exception is the
swan. The average ages of
some of tho best known birds
are given in tho following-
Blackbird lives 12 years; black
cap, la; canary 24; crane, 24;
crow, 100; eagle, 100; fowl, com
mon, 10; goldfinch, 15; goose.
50; heron, ,VJ; lark, 13; linnet
215; nightingale, 18; parrot, GO;
partridge, 15; peacock, 24; peli
can,. 50; peasant, 15; pigeon, 20;
raven, 100; robin, 12; skylark,
30; sparrow, hawk, 40; swan,
100; thrush, 10; wren, 3. The
average ago of the boarding
House variety of chicken is still
The largest sum ever paid to
anyone artist. for atsiimle ner-
formanco was $10,000 ' dollars.
paid to Enrico Caruso at. Havana,
ljoxos, seating six, sold at Si. 200"
and orchestra chairs at $35 for
ono nigb,t. v" 'v-
i. i.-rr.,r.?rr:l i -1, i TMW jgffli